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Posted on April 22, 2019

7 Ways to Make Your Repair Shop More Efficient

Over the years, there have been many aspects of paint booth technology that have evolved to reduce energy consumption and be more efficient, while also contributing to a more effective paint environment. Not only do these technologies reduce the environmental impact of operating a paint shop, but they also lead to a cleaner, brighter and more productive shop.


Posted on April 10, 2019

9 Ways to Reduce Contamination in Your Paint Job

When aspiring for a flawless paint finish, it is important to learn about the factors that impact it. Right down to the nuts and bolts of the equipment, every product you use and everything you do can determine the quality of your paint jobs. To help you pinpoint possible sources of contamination, we have identified nine things to consider in order to achieve high-quality paint finishes.


Posted on April 02, 2019

Grow Your Shop’s Profit Potential with a Heavy-Duty Truck Paint Booth

Oversized vehicles and equipment around the world get their final finish every day in Large Equipment Paint Booths from Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) — big enough to accommodate semis, buses, RVs and much more. The purchase of a heavy-duty truck paint booth is a game-changer for most shops, increasing their physical booth footprint and providing a boost to their bottom line.


Posted on February 15, 2019

How GFS and Our Distribution Network Can Help with Your Paint Booth Purchase

When making a large capital investment in your business, it is not only important to ensure you purchase the right product. You should also consider the level of support provided by the manufacturer and supplier after the sale.


Posted on February 07, 2019

5 Ways To Use a REVO Handheld

The smallest member of the REVO Systems family, the REVO Handheld is an immensely versatile and adaptable tool that helps quickly recoup your investment by speeding up processes and increasing quality along the way. The following are five uses for a REVO Handheld that can get your shop running more efficiently in a matter of minutes.


Posted on January 02, 2019

How to Select the Right Equipment for Your Body Shop

The equipment you purchase today sets up your shop for growth and better profit margins tomorrow. By processing only one more vehicle per week, a shop can usually recoup its equipment investment in less than a year. Now is the best time for shop owners to purchase better equipment to position themselves for the future.


Posted on December 14, 2018

7 Considerations for Selecting an Aircraft Paint Booth

Aircraft paint booths must be designed to accommodate the unique shape and sheer size of aircraft in order to reduce the painter’s exposure to the hazards of the process, lower energy costs, improve paint finish quality and increase production. The single biggest factor in accomplishing this is providing airflow where it is needed most — at the surface of the aircraft.


Posted on September 20, 2018

What Does My Paint Booth Need to Achieve Code Compliance?

In a perfect world, achieving code compliance for your paint booth would be a one-size-fits-all process. In reality, different cities have different ordinances and permit requirements, resulting in a lot of variation in the process. Our goal at Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is to help customers every step of the way.


Posted on September 05, 2018

What is the Correct Temperature Setting for my Paint Booth?

Selecting the correct temperature settings for paint booths can be tricky. Luckily, Global Finishing Solutions’ (GFS) experts have the answers to your questions. Here is a short guide on how to correctly set the temperature in your paint booth.


Posted on May 15, 2018

How NOT to Buy a Paint Booth

Purchasing a paint booth is not a small investment, so you want to make sure you do right. The right paint booth can allow you to meet process needs, last throughout your career and pay itself off with increased productivity and energy savings. The wrong paint booth purchase can lead to many problems, including overspray […]


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